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Contestants

Just one contestant thus far, Pia Toscano, has finished with a 5-star average rating, though Kelly Clarkson,Latoya London, and Melinda Doolittle all came close. If you take away London's and Doolittle's lowest-rated performance, they'd both have turned the trick. Which makes it all the more ironic that it was the same song that did them both in.

Note that several one-and-done semifinalists are near the top of the list, along with one who was two-and-done and surely ranks among the most "robbed" AI contestants ever. Someday in the hopefully-distant future, when Paula Abdul shuffles off this mortal coil, she will arrive at the pearly gates where St. Peter will be waiting. (Yes, we're aware that Paula is Jewish, but we mean no disrespect; it's just the standard metaphor for heaven. Work with us here.) St. Peter will glance over his pedestal, shake his head sadly, and pose to her the one question she dreads more than any other: "What on earth were you thinking when you chose Leah LaBelle over Suzy Vulaca?" True, for all we know, if Vulaca had made the Top 12 in AI3, she might've sung "Muskrat Love" right out of the gate and fallen so far on this list you'd have to page all day to find her. As it is, her 75+ rating will keep her near the top of the rankings for, ahem, all eternity.

Through the first eleven seasons, only three finalists have completed their Idol runs with a dreaded 1-star average. Two were from Season One and one from Season Six. We don't think it'll take you too many guesses on that last one.

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# Name / Hometown Ssn Plc Average Rating #Ep #Pf Hi Lo σ 0-19 20-39 40-59 60-79 80-100
151
Hicks TaylorTaylor Hicks
Birmingham, AL
1
60.7
 
14 20 80 17 18.0 1 2 5 9 3
152
Hirsh JenniferJennifer Hirsh
Agoura Hills, CA
200 SF
47.5
 
2 2 51 44 17.0 0 0 2 0 0
153
Holcomb AmberAmber Holcomb
Houston, TX
4
54.5
 
10 17 72 27 19.5 0 4 6 7 0
154
Holiday JoshJosh Holiday
Celeste, TX
100 QF
26.0
 
1 1 26 26 20.0 0 1 0 0 0
155
Holt KristinKristin Holt
Plano, TX
200 SF
28.0
 
1 1 28 28 15.0 0 1 0 0 0
156
Hotard BrandyBrandy Hotard
Port Allen, LA
100 QF
35.0
 
1 1 35 35 13.0 0 1 0 0 0
157
Hudson JenniferJennifer Hudson
Chicago, IL
7
62.8
 
8 8 89 40 19.4 0 0 4 3 1
158
Huff GeorgeGeorge Huff
New Orleans, LA
5
58.1
 
10 11 86 18 17.5 1 2 2 3 3
159
Hunt LeslieLeslie Hunt
Chicago, IL
200 SF
37.5
 
2 2 38 37 21.5 0 2 0 0 0
160
Iraheta AllisonAllison Iraheta
Los Angeles, CA
4
72.8
 
10 11 88 47 17.8 0 0 2 4 5
161
Irene JenaJena Irene
Farmington Hills, MI
2
63.0
 
15 27 93 33 19.8 0 2 10 9 6
162
IsabelleIsabelle
Duluth, GA
100 QF
53.0
 
1 1 53 53 14.0 0 0 1 0 0
163
JamarJamar
Atlanta, GA
200 SF
15.0
 
1 1 15 15 14.0 1 0 0 0 0
164
James CaseyCasey James
Ft. Worth, TX
3
53.2
 
13 15 89 19 17.5 1 3 5 4 2
165
James LoveyLovey James
Portland, OR
200 SF
39.0
 
1 1 39 39 20.0 0 1 0 0 0
166
JAXJAX
East Brunswick, NJ
0 F
62.0
 
6 6 82 33 19.5 0 1 1 3 1
167
JDAJDA
Chicago, IL
100 QF
46.0
 
1 1 46 46 23.0 0 0 1 0 0
168
Johns MichaelMichael Johns
Buckhead, GA
8
62.0
 
8 8 83 37 18.4 0 1 3 1 3
169
Johnsen HaleyHaley Johnsen
Beaverton, OR
200 SF
11.0
 
1 1 11 11 9.0 1 0 0 0 0
170
Johnson Bria AnaiBria Anai Johnson
Lithonia, GA
200 SF
20.0
 
2 2 24 16 17.5 1 1 0 0 0
171
Johnson CalebCaleb Johnson
Asheville, NC
1
63.0
 
14 26 88 17 18.2 1 2 5 11 7
172
Johnson ZoanetteZoanette Johnson
Tulsa, OK
200 SF
28.5
 
2 2 52 5 19.0 1 0 1 0 0
173
Jolley PaulPaul Jolley
Palmersville, TN
9
47.5
 
4 4 55 36 18.8 0 1 3 0 0
174
Jones AshthonAshthon Jones
Valdosta, GA
13
36.0
 
3 3 43 24 19.0 0 1 2 0 0
175
Jones JermaineJermaine Jones
Pine Hill, NJ
300 DQ
45.0
 
2 2 53 37 19.5 0 1 1 0 0
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